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A Global Handbook: Parliaments as partners supporting the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

UNDP : 2019

This handbook provides guidance to parliamentarians on their role in supporting the women in peace and security agenda. It is intended to equip them and those interested in working with parliamentarians with tools to progress the agenda with ideas for action, by showcasing real-life examples from other countries. It highlights international best practice and evidence on the ways in which...

Source: UNDP

Link: https://www.undp.org/content/dam/undp/library/peace/conflict-prevention-peacebuilding/Parliament_as_partners_supporting_the_Women_Peace_and_Security_Agenda_-_A_Global_Handbook.pdf

Tags: Gender

Topic Guide: Social Protection

GSDRC : 2019

This guide provides an overview of social protection concepts, approaches, issues, debates and evidence, and a selection of key references and signposting to further resources. It primarily focuses on longer-term developmental social protection rather than humanitarian responses, and on low-income countries, including in contexts of shocks, and draws on other income contexts where appropriate.

Source: GSDRC

Link: https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/20.500.12413/14885/Social_Protection_Topic_Guide_online.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Tags: Social Inclusion

Ultra-Vired: How Budget Rules And Practices Can Reduce Budget Credibility

Guillermo Herrera and Jason Lakin : 2019

Across the world, budget systems differ. One aspect of this variation concerns the degree to which executives are constrained from making changes to the budget during implementation. These rules can be more or less restrictive, and the degree to which executives follow formal rules may vary as well. This report reviews a few rules and practices in select countries from around the world...

Source: International Budget Partnership

Link: https://www.internationalbudget.org/wp-content/uploads/Ultra-Vired-How-Budget-Rules-and-Practices-Can-Reduce-Budget-Credibility.pdf

Tags: Planning and Budgeting

Inclusive Innovation Atlas

Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.) : 2019

he comparative study "Inclusive Innovation Atlas" measures for the first time Asian countries' potential for inclusive innovation – that is, their capacity for a sustainable social and economic development that benefits all segments of society without doing harm to the environment. The study examines 21 countries and compares them according to 72 indicators. The study shows that a country must...

Source: Bertelsmann Stiftung

Link: https://www.bertelsmann-stiftung.de/fileadmin/files/BSt/Publikationen/GrauePublikationen/FINAL_BST_Inclusive_Innovation_Atlas_09_09_2019.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

Thirty Innovations for Disaster Risk Reduction

Izumi, Takako, Shaw, Rajib, Ishiwatari, Mikio, Djalante, Riyanti and Komino, Takeshi, : 2019

This publication features 30 innovations for disaster risk reduction including products and approaches. The innovations introduced in this report are not only high-tech products but also provide contextual approaches, traditional ideas and social science insights, offering solutions that do not require large budgets or the use of advanced technology. Economies and regions can identify the...

Source: United Nations University

Link: https://collections.unu.edu/eserv/UNU:7274/n30_Innovations_for_Disaster_Risk_Reduction_final.pdf

Tags: Disaster Management

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